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City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Councilman Warns Of ‘Major Disruption’ Over Proposed Jay-Z Concert

A City Council member wants to hit the brakes on a proposed concert that some fear could create a traffic nightmare in downtown Los Angeles.

04/02/2014

medfly fruit fly invasion pest

Backyard Fruit Confiscated Near LA Coliseum To Thwart Fruit Fly Infestation

Agricultural officials knocked on doors at homes Friday asking residents for permission to confiscate backyard fruit from trees to help stop a fruit fly infestation.

03/28/2014

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

City Council Agrees To Pay Couple Whose Baby Was Killed At Art Walk Event $500K

A 2012 lawsuit faulted the city for not putting up traffic barriers for an event attended by “tens of thousands of pedestrians.”

03/19/2014

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Fallen LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee Laid To Rest

Los Angeles Police Officer Nicholas Lee’s life and service to the department was honored Thursday at Our Lady Of the Angeles in downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

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Democrats To Tout Calif. Recovery At Downtown LA Convention

Members of the California Democratic Party began to gather Friday in downtown Los Angeles for their annual convention.

03/07/2014

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Body Found In LA River Near Downtown

Firefighters Monday recovered a body from the Los Angeles River near downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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Bicyclist Fatally Struck In Downtown Hit-And-Run Crash

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a suspected hit-and-run driver in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said Sunday.

02/23/2014

Metro light rail train

Feds To Give LA $670M In Grant Money To Connect LA Trains

Federal transit officials Thursday will announce a $670 million construction grant to build a light rail transit line that will connect three other rail lines in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

The Ernst & Young Building in downtown Los Angeles is being blamed for causing headaches for Verizon customers. (credit: Wiki Commons)

Feds Cite Owner Of Downtown LA Skyscraper For Cellphone Interference

Federal regulators have cited the owner of one of the largest skyscrapers in the city of Los Angeles over fluorescent lights that are apparently causing interference with cellphones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/17/2014

Crews are set to lay the foundation for the Wilshire Grand Center project, which will replace the longstanding Wilshire Grand in downtown L.A. (Photo courtesy Wilshire Grand Project)

Concrete Pouring Project Aims For World Record In Downtown LA

If you’re planning on driving near downtown Los Angeles this weekend, you may have to contend with more than just “Jamzilla”.

02/14/2014

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Woman, 27, Fatally Shot Inside Car In Downtown LA

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in trying to solve the homicide.

01/18/2014

A general view of exterior of The Great Western Forum taken during the 1987 season in Inglewood, California. (Photo by: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

As Eagles Rock The Forum, Angelenos Wonder How Revamped Venue Will Stack Up Against Staples

KCAL9’s Melanie Woodrow reports music fans are wondering if the Forum will become “the” place for artists to play.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2014

Mike Garabedian, pictured here, was among the thousands to flock to the city's newly dedicated Grand Park for a New Year's Eve bash. (credit: CBS)

Thousands Flock To Downtown For LA’s New Year’s Eve Bash

For the first-time, downtown Los Angeles is hosting a huge, New Year’s Eve bash in the city’s newly dedicated Grand Park.

12/31/2013

(Photo credit:  Mary Knox Merrill/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images)

Hefty Fines Raise Eyebrows In Downtown Jaywalking Crackdown

Is a crackdown on crosswalk violations in downtown Los Angeles hampering the city’s efforts to be more pedestrian-friendly?

12/27/2013

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Body Cameras Coming To Downtown LAPD Officers

The Los Angeles Police Department will soon begin placing body cameras on downtown officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013

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